Join Our Team!

Big Brown House (BBH) are currently recruiting for Therapeutic Support Workers on a casual basis in the Newcastle and Dubbo regions.

Therapeutic Support Worker

BBH is a community based organisation focused on holistic family support and child protection. The team is made up of a group of people with varying backgrounds, all with a common goal; to respond to the needs of the community through high quality person-centred services that support children, young people and their families to reconnect and thrive.

As a Therapeutic Support Worker you will:

  • Provide support to children and young people by assisting in positive life skills.
  • Work towards set goals and follow a therapeutic based care plan.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the client.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current paid NSW Working With Children Check 
  • Clear and Current National Criminal History Check 
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • An Australian Driver’s Licence
  • A reliable and comprehensively insured car
  • Completed or undertaking qualification in Human Services or similar (e.g. Community Services, Youth Work, Teaching, Child Care) or relevant industry experience.
  • Ability and commitment to maintaining a safe and therapeutic work environment

You will:

  • Have the ability to manage challenging situations with a positive attitude, applying policy, procedure and legislation requirements.
  • Have the ability to deliver services to children and young people with high and complex needs.
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Have strong communication and report writing skills.
  • Be reliable and available for shift work.
  • Partake in all ongoing training requirements.

In return you will:

  • Be working in a therapeutic, supportive and committed team environment.
  • Be provided with supervision, on-going support and opportunities for professional development.

BBH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from all candidates who meet the requirements for the position.

Please submit a brief cover letter and a current CV, with the region you are applying for in the subject line (Hunter or Western) to

For more information please contact our HR Coordinator on 0474 370 612 or email